2011-2012 Rookie of the Night (RON) Page

Here is the a unique look at the Rookie of the Year Race, a comprehensive running diary of the best rookie performances each night of the season!

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April

Date RON PTS REBS ASSTS STLS BLKS FG% 3PT% FT% MIN W/L Impact
Sunday, Apr 1st Derrick Williams 21 6 1 0 0 8-16 0-3 5-7 42 L(106-119) Williams complimented teammate Kevin Love in the frontcourt in the loss.
Monday, Apr 2nd Isaiah Thomas 17 0 5 1 0 6-13 3-7 2-2 27 W(116-108) It was a steady, solid performance from Thomas showing his growth and maturity late in the season.
Tuesday, Apr 3rd Isaiah Thomas 25 3 7 0 0 8-13 1-4 8-11 39 L(100-109) The announcers proclaimed the rookie Thomas as “a better player than Nash today!” Got to love the home team broadcast.
Wednesday, Apr 4th Charles Jenkins 19 4 7 0 0 8-13 0-1 3-6 33 W(97-94) Jenkins was clutch down the stretch as he led the Warriors to the win with a driving lay-up late.
Thursday, Apr 5th Eric Bledsoe 13 3 1 0 0 4-6 0-0 5-6 17 W(93-85) Bledsoe was a spark plug getting to the free-throw line and being aggressive in limited minutes.
Friday, Apr 6th MarShon Brooks 18 6 6 1 1 8-15 0-2 2-3 36 W(110-98) Brooks contributed to a solid team win over another team they are battling to lose more than. Smart?
Saturday, Apr 7th Greg Stiemsma 10 9 1 1 2 4-4 0-0 2-2 27 W(86-72) The defensive spark plug helped the Celtics to another victory.
Sunday, Apr 8th Tristan Thompson 15 15 2 1 2 7-12 0-0 1-4 33 L(114-122 OT) Thompson was active all night despite the losing effort.
Monday, Apr 9th Kenneth Faried 27 17 1 2 1 12-18 0-0 3-3 24 W(123-84) Faried was ALL OVER the court rebounding and scoring in the blowout win over the Warriors.
Tuesday, Apr 10th Greg Stiemsma 8 7 1 1 2 4-5 0-0 0-0 20 W(115-107) Stiemsma was instant energy again playing solid defense and out-hustling his opposition.
Wednesday, Apr 11th Kenneth Faried 16 12 2 2 2 5-9 0-0 6-8 36 W(113-107) Another double-double for the energetic Faried in the Nuggets win.
Thursday, Apr 12th Klay Thompson 24 7 8 2 1 8-17 3-6 5-5 40 L(103-112) Thompson showed he can be more than just a shooter running the offense for the short-handed Warriors.
Friday, Apr 13th MarShon Brooks 22 6 4 1 1 9-15 2-4 2-2 36 W(95-89) Brooks led the way in scoring for the Nets who have been playing solid basketball to close the season.
Saturday, Apr 14th Klay Thompson 24 4 2 4 0 9-17 4-7 2-2 42 L(104-112) This is slowly becoming Thompson’s team during this tough transition year for the team.
Sunday, Apr 15th Isaiah Thomas 18 3 8 1 0 7-18 2-4 2-2 39 W(104-103) Thomas made up for a bad turnover in the final minutes by setting up Marcus Thornton for the game winning jumper.
Monday, Apr 16th Klay Thompson 29 5 8 2 0 12-22 2-5 3-4 43 L(99-120) In a blowout loss Thompson showed he can play a complete offensive game.
Tuesday, Apr 17th Brandon Knight 28 2 7 0 0 11-12 4-5 2-2 30 W(116-77) Near perfection from the field in a historic blowout win for Knight.
Wednesday, Apr 18th Alec Burks 17 5 5 0 0 5-9 1-1 6-8 27 W(112-91) The Jazz are back in the 8th spot out West thanks to the performance by Burks tonight.
Thursday, Apr 19th Gustavo Ayon 9 10 4 1 1 4-5 0-0 1-2 22 W(105-99 OT) Ayon with a near double-double in the upset win for the lottery bound Hornets.
Friday, Apr 20th Klay Thompson 26 3 4 1 0 11-22 3-4 1-2 40 L(94-104) Another loss, but another impressive scoring performance by the NBAs second half ROY.
Saturday, Apr 21st Kenneth Faried 18 13 2 1 3 9-13 0-0 0-0 27 W(118-107) Faried was all over the court again as he produced in a major way in a small amount of time.
Sunday, Apr 22nd Charles Jenkins 24 9 6 0 0 12-22 0-0 0-0 48 W(93-88) Jenkins has become fully confident in his role as the point guard of this team.
Monday, Apr 23rd Jan Vesely 16 6 1 4 0 8-8 0-0 0-0 24 W(101-73) With perfect shooting and aggressive defense Vesely led the Wizards to a win.
Tuesday, Apr 24th Charles Jenkins 10 5 10 0 0 4-16 0-2 0-0 42 L(81-83) Despite his poor shooting Jenkins netted another double-double as the Warriors lost in a nail biter.
Wednesday, Apr 25th Tobias Harris 15 13 1 0 1 7-12 0-2 1-1 37 L(85-90) Harris had his best game of the season in a tight loss with a double-double and a near upset.
Thursday, Apr 26th

March

Date RON PTS REBS ASTS STLS BLKS FG% 3PT% FT% MIN W/L Impact
Thursday, Mar 1st Jimmer Fredette 11 2 3 0 0 3-5 3-4 2-2 13 L(100-108) The Jimmer scored a few buckets in a few minutes, but was irrelevant the rest of the game much like every other rookie on the night.
Friday, Mar 2nd Kenneth Faried 16 11 1 2 2 7-12 0-0 2-5 30 W(117-105) Faried is getting used to being the starter now and doing exactly what he did in college – play with energy, rebound, and hustle.
Saturday, Mar 3rd Kyrie Irving 20 1 6 2 2 8-14 2-3 2-4 31 L(98-101) Irving came up just short in the end and the Cavaliers could not complete the comeback.
Sunday, Mar 4th Kenneth Faried 11 5 0 0 0 4-8 0-0 3-6 29 W(99-94) Again, Faried was the energy guy for the Nuggets making plays in crunch time to help get the win.
Monday, Mar 5th Kenneth Faried 20 12 1 1 2 7-9 0-0 6-7 34 W(119-116) The Denver Nuggets are now powered and brought to you by Faried Energy. He is here to stay.
Tuesday, Mar 6th Bismack Biyombo 10 15 0 1 7 2-4 0-0 6-10 32 W(100-84) When was the last time Charlotte won or beat a good team? Biyombo was a major factor in this win only taking four shots and dominating the glass and painted area.
Wednesday, Mar 7th Kyrie Irving 18 5 8 3 0 8-16 0-3 2-2 33 W(100-99) With 16 seconds to go Irving took the ball full-court, from end-to-end for a game clinching lay-up. Do you need more?
Thursday, Mar 8th Jimmy Butler 5 3 2 0 0 1-2 0-1 3-4 9 L(94-99) The Bulls were looking for some kind of an answer as the Magic pounced on them early and Butler played well. It was a team loss, but an individual victory as he played well in his nine minutes.
Friday, Mar 9th Kyrie Irving 9 6 12 3 0 4-12 0-1 1-2 31 W(96-90) Irving with a career high 12 assists, only 1 turnover, and won the game as a point guard.
Saturday, Mar 10th MarShon Brooks 23 5 7 0 0 11-16 1-3 0-0 32 L(106-112) Brooks was on and as efficient as he could be, in a loss. This is as good as Brooks can be.
Sunday, Mar 11th Kyrie Irving 21 6 5 0 0 5-15 1-3 10-10 29 W(118-107) Three straight wins against playoff teams for the Cavs and Irving has been at the center of it all.
Monday, Mar 12th Bismack Biyombo 12 7 0 1 4 6-7 0-0 0-0 33 W(73-71) The stats do not jump off the page, but Biyombo made the game winning block, at the rim, to save the game for Charlotte.
Tuesday, Mar 13th Chandler Parsons 21 7 6 1 0 9-16 3-5 0-0 37 W(104-103) Parsons led a balanced attack for the Rockets upset win and the point-forward did a little bit of everything on the court.
Wednesday, Mar 14th Brandon Knight 10 5 11 2 0 5-10 0-3 0-0 38 W(124-112) Knight with his second double-double on the season and of his career against two of his other point guard peers.
Thursday, Mar 15th Markieff Morris 10 6 1 3 1 4-10 1-3 1-2 16 W(91-87) Morris has not been seeing the minutes he had at the beginning of the year recently, but when he gets minutes he produces.
Friday, Mar 16th Isaiah Thomas 13 3 10 2 0 5-11 1-4 2-2 31 W(120-95) Thomas orchestrated the offense to a season high 120 points that also were a season high scored on against the Celtic defense.
Saturday, Mar 17th Kenneth Faried 18 16 1 1 1 5-5 0-0 8-8 24 W(98-91) In the last five minutes of the game Faried won the game with energy and rebounding. He was perfect from the field and the line as well.
Sunday, Mar 18th Isaiah Thomas 18 2 2 1 0 6-10 4-6 2-2 28 W(115-99) The Kings are starting to find a groove behind the rookie point guard.
Monday, Mar 19th Tristan Thompson 27 12 1 0 1 12-16 0-0 3-4 37 W(105-100) Thompson with a monster double-double in a start to lead the Cavs over the Nets. Going 3-4 from the free-throw line may be the most impressive part if the stat line.
Tuesday, Mar 20th Isaiah Thomas 18 5 7 2 0 5-10 0-4 8-9 34 W(119-110) Thomas played well in the win against one of the more consistent teams in the Western Conference Playoff Race.
Wednesday, Mar 21st Klay Thompson 27 5 5 1 0 11-24 4-8 1-1 41 W(101-92) Thompson had the type of game that makes trading Monta Ellis an ok move. He had a career high in points and matched a career high in assists.
Thursday, Mar 22nd Chandler Parsons 20 11 4 0 0 8-16 2-4 5-6 39 W(109-83) Parsons is not getting a lot of respect as a ROY Candidate Nationally, but these type of performances are beginning to pile up.
Friday, Mar 23rd Tristan Thompson 15 11 0 1 2 5-13 0-0 5-5 37 L(80-93) As the season progresses Thompson continues to get better and more minutes. As they rack up the losses help will be on the way in the Lottery.
Saturday, Mar 24th Klay Thompson 31 1 2 2 2 10-20 4-9 7-7 42 W(111-108) Thompson had a career high in scoring as he got off to a hot start.
Sunday, Mar 25th Charles Jenkins 27 2 6 0 0 13-22 1-4 0-0 40 L(87-90) A career night for Jenkins nearly ended in a buzzer-beating, game-tying three. Jenkins has played well as the starter in place of Stephen Curry.
Monday, Mar 26th Chandler Parsons 16 8 5 2 0 6-12 1-5 3-6 42 W(113-106) OT Parsons hit a big three in overtime to stretch the lead for the win.
Tuesday, Mar 27th Klay Thompson 20 5 7 2 0 10-25 0-5 0-0 38 L(101-104) Thompson shot the ball in volume, didn’t make a three, and didn’t attempt a free-throw. Change those last two and the rookie likely leads his team to a win.
Wednesday, Mar 28th Iman Shumpert 25 7 4 1 0 10-21 4-10 1-1 32 W(108-86) In the rout of the Magic Shumpert was in attack mode, but 10 3pt attempts?
Thursday, Mar 29th Norris Cole 10 2 2 2 0 5-9 0-0 0-0 23 W(106-85) Light night in the NBA, few rookies played. Cole played, and played well in the NBA Finals re-match.
Friday, Mar 30th Charles Jenkins 18 2 12 2 0 6-12 1-2 5-5 37 L(100-102) The second round pick Jenkins made an impact as a starter with his first double-double.
Saturday, Mar 31st Brandon Knight 12 5 6 2 0 5-15 2-5 0-0 43 W(110-107) Down the stretch Knight hit two threes to complete the comeback helping to send to send the game to OT.

February

Date RON PTS REBS ASTS STLS BLKS FG% 3PT% FT% MIN W/L Impact
Wednesday, Feb 1st Lavoy Allen 15 6 3 2 0 7-10 0-0 1-2 26 W(98-82) The local Philly product produced off the bench and helped the 76ers ward off the Chicago Bulls.
Thursday, Feb 2nd Kenneth Faried 6 3 0 0 0 2-3 0-0 2-2 7 W(112-91) It was a slow night for rookies this Thursday, but in a blowout win Faried saw some minutes and put in some work.
Friday, Feb 3rd Andrew Goudelock 13 2 0 1 0 6-10 1-3 0-0 20 W93-89) Goudelock was key down the stretch using his three point shot to set up drives and scoring key buckets down the stretch.
Saturday, Feb 4th Kyrie Irving 20 7 4 2 0 9-17 1-3 1-1 36 W(91-88) Irving scored two key buckets down the stretch against the NBA Champs to get the win for the Cavaliers, keeping them in the Playoff race.
Sunday, Feb 5th JaJuan Johnson 10 4 1 1 2 5-8 0-0 0-0 22 W(98-80) Johnson got some garbage time and made the most of it in a blowout. Light night on a Super Bowl schedule.
Monday, Feb 6th Isaiah Thomas 17 6 5 1 0 6-11 3-6 2-4 26 W(100-92) Mr. Irrelevant came off the bench and sparked the Kings to the win.
Tuesday, Feb 7th Derrick Williams 14 1 8 1 1 5-10 1-2 3-8 26 W(86-84) Williams was key down the stretch scoring seven points in the closing minutes.
Wednesday, Feb 8th Iman Shumpert 17 1 4 3 0 6-11 1-2 4-4 37 W(107-93) In the midst of all the Lin-sanity the Knicks rookie has played well in his role off the bench. he is adding depth to a depleted roster.
Thursday, Feb 9th Klay Thompson 19 0 1 1 2 8-11 3-4 0-0 18 W(109-101) Thompson was on fire from just about everywhere on the court all game in the upset win over the Nuggets.
Friday, Feb 10th Brandon Knight 13 5 7 1 0 4-7 3-3 2-3 17 W(109-92) The young Pistons are clicking on all cylinders behind Knight winning four in a row.
Saturday, Feb 11th Markieff Morris 18 6 0 1 3 7-13 1-5 3-4 26 W(98-84) A career high on the road for Morris as he helped lift the Suns past the hot Kings in a blowout. Most impressive note of the night; 18 points and 1 made three.
Sunday, Feb 12th Klay Thompson 14 4 3 0 1 5-10 4-6 0-0 22 W(106-97) Thompson continued his hot shooting in another win. When Thompson scores above average the W’s get W’s.
Monday, Feb 13th Gustavo Ayon 13 9 1 1 3 6-7 0-0 1-2 36 W(86-80) The relatively obscure big man made the start and nearly had a double-double helping neutralize the big men of Utah in the win.
Tuesday, Feb 14th Norris Cole 20 1 3 0 0 8-12 1-2 3-3 30 W(105-90) The Heat jumped out to a big lead and Cole drove them home to a big time blowout win.
Wednesday, Feb 15th Kyrie Irving 22 3 5 0 1 8-12 3-5 3-4 37 W(98-87) After missing a few games due to concussion like symptoms Irving made it back to the line-up and was nearly perfect in the upset of Indiana.
Thursday, Feb 16th MarShon Brooks 15 5 4 0 0 6-16 1-6 1-1 36 L(88-93) In the loss Brooks scored 14 points (on 16 shots) making it his 16th game scoring in double figures (out of 21 games played).
Friday, Feb 17th Gustavo Ayon 13 11 2 2 0 6-9 0-0 1-4 29 W(89-85) Ayon played big starting once again for the Hornets with a double-double.
Saturday, Feb 18th MarShon Brooks 19 5 3 1 1 7-19 2-6 3-4 42 W(97-85) It was a light night on the NBA schedule and the Nets dispatched the Rose-less Bulls behind Brooks scoring.
Sunday, Feb 19th Isaiah Thomas 23 8 11 0 1 8-16 3-7 4-5 43 L(92-93) Believe it or not, but Thomas out-dueled the No.1 overall pick. That is right the last pick had his night against the first pick.
Monday, Feb 20th Kenneth Faried 10 14 0 2 3 4-4 0-0 2-2 36 W(103-101) Faried provided the energy just like did at Morehead State last year in the win for the shorthanded Nuggets.
Tuesday, Feb 21st Isaiah Thomas 24 3 5 0 0 7-14 5-8 5-5 36 L(108-120) Mr. Irrelevant, Isaiah Thomas was absolutely on fire as he led the Kings back in this loss to the leagues best team.
Wednesday, Feb 22nd Gustavo Ayon 9 17 4 2 1 4-7 0-0 1-4 33 W(89-84) Nearly another double-double for Ayon who is quickly becoming one of the best players on the Hornets.
Thursday, Feb 23rd Julyan Stone 9 1 7 2 2-6 1-3 4-4 21 L(99-114) A light night on the NBA schedule and a blowout loss allowed Stone to get on the court for a near double-double.
Tuesday, Feb 28th Derrick Williams 27 5 0 0 1 9-10 4-4 5-5 28 W(109-97) What a day! Williams was nearly perfect from everywhere on the floor and led the Timberwolves to the upset win.
Wednesday, Feb 29th Brandon Knight 20 1 5 0 0 7-14 1-4 5-6 36 W(109-94) Knight was efficient and played well against fellow Top 10 pick Kemba Walker.

January

Date RON PTS REBS ASSTS STLS BLKS FG% 3PT% FT% MIN W/L Impact
Sunday, Jan 1st Norris Cole 16 1 9 3 0 6-8 0-0 4-5 20 W(129-90) The man of the hour has continued to play well off the bench and one week into the season is the front-runner for ROY.
Monday, Jan 2nd Markieff Morris 16 9 2 0 0 7-13 1-3 1-2 32 W(102-91) During the Suns run that built their lead Morris scored five quick points including a momentum building three.
Tuesday, Jan 3rd Tristan Thompson 16 9 1 0 2 7-16 0-0 6-6 24 W(115-101) The “other” rookie on Cleveland did not start the game on fire, but he closed it with 9 points, 5 rebounds and a monster block in the 4th quarter.
Wednesday, Jan 4th Ricky Rubio 12 4 10 2 0 5-9 2-2 0-2 32 L(86-90) The dynamic rookie nearly led Minnesota to back-to-back-to-back upsets, but just fell short.
Thursday, Jan 5th Norris Cole 9 0 5 0 0 4-8 0-0 1-1 20 W(116-109 3OT) With only one All-Star playing for the Heat Cole played a bigger role on the perimeter as a scorer and play-maker.
Friday, Jan 6th Iman Shumpert 10 3 7 5 1 4-11 1-5 1-2 35 W(99-96) The crowd was cheering for the rookie and he did not disappoint. His defense and much better than advertised play-making are very much needed on this team.
Saturday, Jan 7th Jon Leuer 6 9 2 0 2 3-7 0-1 0-0 26 W(86-92) Others had better numbers, but Leuer played well against one of the best front-courts in the NBA.
Sunday, Jan 8th Ricky Rubio 13 14 6 0 1 5-14 1-2 2-2 30 W(90-72) Rubio notches his third double-double of the season in a sloppy, blowout victory.
Monday, Jan 9th Iman Shumpert 16 6 4 3 0 7-13 0-2 2-2 35 W(91-87) SHUM-PERT !
SHUM-PERT!!
SHUM-PERT!!!
Tuesday, Jan 10th Chandler Parsons 20 7 0 1 0 9-16 2-4 0-0 31 W(82-70) A second round pick gets a chance to start? Then he leads his team to the win? Great moment for the former Gator.
Wednesday, Jan 11th Kawhi Leonard 11 0 8 0 2 5-12 0-0 1-2 38 W(101-95) Strong positional rebounding and defense has propelled Leonard into a more prominent role on the veteran Spurs.
Thursday, Jan 12th Kyrie Irving 26 3 6 2 0 11-17 2-4 2-2 28 W(101-90) In person Irving is as impressive as any point guard in the league. He attacked and dominated Steve Nash in a way rookies shouldn’t do on his way to a career high in points.
Friday, Jan 13th Brandon Knight 13 10 4 1 1 5-11 2-4 1-1 35 W(98-81) Knight notched a career high (10) in rebounds and his first double-double of his young career. He also connected on two big threes to create separation.
Saturday, Jan 14th Ricky Rubio 18 4 12 5 0 7-15 2-3 2-2 35 L(91-93) In his second start in as many games Rubio gave Minnesota a large lead, brought them back and watched as they fell short.
Sunday, Jan 15th Kawhi Leonard 12 8 1 1 1 4-8 2-4 2-2 33 W(102-91) Leonard got the start against the already offensively challenged Suns. His length, rebounding and defense were disruptive all game.
Monday, Jan 16th Kyrie Irving 25 4 7 1 1 9-16 1-1 6-8 35 W(102-94) Irving has developed a gear where if he wants to score, he is going to score and the Cavaliers are a much better team than expected.
Tuesday, Jan 17th Bismack Biyombo 11 10 1 0 4 5-5 0-0 1-2 21 L(89-96) In 21 minutes Biyombo made his impact felt off the bench with his first 10+ rebound game and his first double-double.
Wednesday, Jan 18th Ricky Rubio 9 7 8 6 0 1-8 0-2 7-8 38 W(93-85) Rubio did everything but score and was instrumental in leading the Timberwolves to another victory.
Thursday, Jan 19th Chandler Parsons 3 7 1 1 0 1-5 1-3 0-0 25 W(90-88 OT) In a light rookie night Parsons stood out with another strong performance on the glass in another start. Who would have thought?
Friday, Jan 20th Ricky Rubio 9 6 6 3 1 1-11 1-3 6-8 32 W(101-98) Once again, only making one field goal, Rubio had the biggest impact on the game. He hit the game-tying and assisted Kevin Love on the game-winning three down the stretch.
Saturday, Jan 21st Iman Shumpert 18 4 7 2 0 7-16 2-5 2-2 41 L(114-119 2OT) All night Shumpert had the confidence and awareness to attack, and penetrate. He played a key role in the Knicks even being in this game.
Sunday, Jan 22nd MarShon Brooks 20 6 1 0 1 9-17 0-1 2-2 36 W(97-87) Led the team in scoring, but was only 1/4 guys in double-digits for the Nets. He found his points inside the three-point line which is a good sign for the team.
Monday, Jan 23rd Ricky Rubio 6 3 12 3 0 2-10 0-3 2-2 38 L(92-107) Rubio continued his shooting slump over the past five games (12-51). The Timberwolves fell to 3-2 in that stretch, so his shooting is not effecting team success.
Tuesday, Jan 24th Kyrie Irving 17 4 4 0 0 7-11 1-3 2-2 26 L(85-92) Irving has been spectacular all season, tonight he led his team in an emotional battle that he was not a part of last year, nearly stealing the win.
Wednesday, Jan 25th Andrew Goudelock 14 2 0 0 1 5-8 2-3 2-2 20 W(96-91) When the Lakers needed some points Goudelock came in to provide a spark.
Thursday, Jan 26th E’Twaun Moore 16 3 0 0 1 5-6 4-4 2-2 18 W(91-83) The little used Moore (22 total points for the season) exploded by his standards in the absence of Rajon Rondo and Ray Allen to not only help the C’s get the win, but come from 20 behind in doing so.
Friday, Jan 27th Ricky Rubio 18 4 10 0 0 7-12 1-2 3-4 42 W(87-79) Again, Rubio was key in the fourth quarter scoring and distributing to separate the T-Wolves from the Spurs down the stretch.
Saturday, Jan 28th Kemba Walker 20 10 11 1 2 8-18 2-4 2-4 43 L(99-102) Walker registers the seasons first rookie triple-double in a battle of the NBA Cellar.
Sunday, Jan 29th Kyrie Irving 23 4 6 1 0 10-14 1-2 2-3 33 W(88-87) With the game on the line Irving showed no fear going to the basket and scoring the game winning lay-up to knock off the Boston Celtics.
Monday, Jan 30th Ricky Rubio 18 8 11 1 0 6-10 2-3 4-4 38 W(120-108) Rubio with another near triple-double, and another double-double. That is () double-doubles on the season, more than Steve Nash, Chris Paul, and Rajon Rondo.
Tuesday, Jan 31st Kyrie Irving 21 1 6 0 0 7-16 1-2 6-6 37 L(90-93) A switch flipped last game in Irving and he is now a legit threat down the stretch against any team. The No.1 pick is really coming along.

December

Date RON PTS REBS ASSTS STLS BLKS FG% 3PT% FT% MIN W/L Impact
Sunday, Dec 25th Iman Shumpert 11 4 1 0 0 3-13 0-1 5-5 22 W(106-104) He was injured during the game, but showed great confidence and played well.
Monday, Dec 26th Kemba Walker 13 7 3 1 0 3-10 0-2 7-7 21 W(96-95) Walker was cool as can be converting two free-throws at the end of regulation to get the early season win.
Tuesday, Dec 27th Norris Cole 20 4 4 3 0 8-16 0-3 4-6 29 W(115-107) No fear was shown by the rookie from Cleveland State as he attacked Rajon Rondo and got the best of him.
Wednesday, Dec 28th Kemba Walker 14 1 3 1 0 6-9 1-2 1-2 20 L(95-96) For most of the game Charlotte was in control thanks to the steady play of Walker.
Thursday, Dec 29th Marshon Brooks 17 2 3 1 0 7-15 2-2 1-2 21 L(78-94) If Brooks didn’t score, the Nets would not have scored. He shot in volume and the team lost, but Brooks proved he can fill it up.
Friday, Dec 30th Ricky Rubio 12 6 12 1 0 4-7 2-2 2-3 31 L(101-103) Despite coming off the bench and Kevin Love’s performance, it was Rubio that took the Miami Heat’s Big Three to the limit.
Saturday, Dec 31st Josh Harrellson 14 12 0 1 0 5-11 4-8 0-0 38 W(114-92) One way to earn minutes in replacement minutes is get noticed. Harrellson stepped up in a big way helping the short-handed Knicks to victory.

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